Joyce Shen


By appointment (online)


Applied statistics, ML, AI, and emerging technologies; new product innovation, data governance, data ethics, AI for good, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, venture capital and building new ventures, innovation, effective leadership.


Joyce Shen is a business executive, investor, and educator in emerging technologies and innovation. She is also a published author, public speaker, board member, and entrepreneur. Her most recent book is From Talking to Doing: A Short Guide to Corporate Innovation Success.

Joyce is the investment director and operating partner at Tenfore Holdings where she invests in enterprise software, big data, and emerging technologies. Joyce is also an adjunct faculty of data science at UC Berkeley where she teaches applications of machine learning and AI in product development and innovation.

Previously, Joyce was the global managing director of emerging technologies and venture investments in the CTO office at Thomson Reuters where she built and led global emerging technology group and the corporate venture fund. During her tenure, she led new technology strategy and product innovations in fintech, IoT, and emerging data solutions, established the global blockchain program, and made strategic investments in early-stage technology companies in big data and AI, digital identity, blockchain, and alternative data. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Joyce was the founding global CFO of IBM Cloud Platform. She also spent several years in IBM Corporate Development leading acquisitions and divestitures exceeding $6B in total transaction value. Joyce received her undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Chicago.

Last updated:

April 22, 2021